Tag Archive | Transgender

Victoria’s Secret hires first transgender model after criticism

Victoria’s Secret hires first transgender model after criticism

Victoria’s Secret has hired Valentina Sampaio as its first transgender model, her agent said on Tuesday, as the struggling lingerie brand seeks to modernise its image. Daniel Robson at Premier Model Management in London, confirmed the Brazilian model had signed a contract with Victoria’s Secret, but declined to comment further. Sampaio posted a backstage Instagram […]

Samoa: ‘Third gender’ delicately balances sex and religion

Samoa: ‘Third gender’ delicately balances sex and religion

(Reuters) – Keyoncé Lee Hang is busy finishing preparations for the to’ona’i, a traditional lunch served after Sunday church in Samoa, and attending to her elderly, bed-ridden grandmother. Strongly built, and wearing a floral dress and false eyelashes – and self-named after American singer, Beyoncé – Lee Hang can’t help but make an entrance, especially […]

‘Transparent’ musical finale aims for upbeat send-off after star’s exit

‘Transparent’ musical finale aims for upbeat send-off after star’s exit

(Reuters) – Groundbreaking TV show, Transparent, will end with a musical episode, in which the Pfefferman family grapples with the death of the character played by Jeffrey Tambor, the award-winning star fired after accusations of sexual misconduct. Series creator, Jill Soloway, told reporters on Saturday that turning to song and dance allowed the show to […]

Honduras: Transgender murders stoke fears of backlash against LGBT+ rights

Honduras: Transgender murders stoke fears of backlash against LGBT+ rights

The murder of three transgender women in Honduras this month has raised fears that a push for LGBT+ rights in the country has prompted a backlash. Bessy Ferrera, a 40-year-old LGBT+ rights activist, was gunned down by unknown assailants early on July 8, in the capital Tegucigalpa. Santi Carvajal, a trans TV show host, was […]

BeLonG To: Support Trans Pride July 6th!

BeLonG To: Support Trans Pride July 6th!

Trans Pride Dublin is taking place this Saturday, July 6th,  and BeLonG To hope that people will come out and support the trans community. They will meet at 11.30am on Saturday at the Garden of Remembrance in Dublin, leaving at 12 noon to march to Merrion Square. This is a community event open to all trans, […]

Dublin Bus:  ‘The Long Road to Pride’ – Heartwarming Video!

Dublin Bus: ‘The Long Road to Pride’ – Heartwarming Video!

As the glitter settles on the proudest month of all, Dublin Bus remind us why Pride is so important with this heart-warming video ‘The Long Road to Pride’.  As a nation, Ireland has come so far in the last 26 years;  decriminalising homosexuality in 1993, the first country globally to vote ‘Yes’ to marriage equality […]

Trans Pride Dublin 2019

Trans Pride Dublin 2019

Saturday, July 6th 12 noon Trans Pride Dublin 2019 (Break the Binary) Garden of Remembrance, Dublin 1 For more, visit: http://www.facebook.com/transpridedublin/